OISIN MURPHY

- 2019 Champion Jockey

- Retained Rider for Qatar Racing

-Group 1 successes on Roaring Lion, Aclaim, Lighting Spear, Kameko, Deirdre, Veracious, Royal Marine, The Tin Man and Benbatl

Oisin Murphy is the reigning Champion Jockey in Britain. He recorded 220 winners at an incredible 20% strike rate with notable victories in the Falmouth Stakes on Veracious, the Nassau Stakes on Deirdre and the Vertem Futurity Trophy on Kameko.

In 2014, under the tutelage of Andrew Balding, he won the Champion Apprentice title in a memorable season which included a Group 2 success on Hot Streak in the Temple Stakes. 

In 2016, he became the retained rider for Qatar Racing and won 10 Group Races on 10 different horses, including onboard Lighting Spear and Simple Verse. Group 1 success followed in 2017 on the Martyn Meade trained Aclaim in the Prix de la Foret at Longchamp.He has since gone on to ride eleven more winners at the highest level, notching his first Group 1 winners in the UK in the Qatar Racing silks onboard Roaring Lion in the Coral-Eclipse, Juddmonte International Stakes and QEII Stakes and Lightning Spear in the Qatar Sussex Stakes.

Out of the saddle, Oisin can speak four languages.